CPG meeting held at PS Panthachowk

SRINAGAR: In order to strengthen the police public relations, Police organised a PCPG meeting at police station Panthachowk. The meeting was chaired by SHO and attended by traders, senior citizens of adjacent areas including Athawajan, Pandrethan and Panthachowk, a police spokesperson said in a statement. The participants raised various issues during the meeting. The chairing […]

Week-long workshop on MOOCs at KU concludes

SRINAGAR: A week-long workshop on MOOCs, e-content development and open educational resources conducted by UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir concluded here on Monday. A total of 43 in-service faculty members belonging to various colleges and universities of the Jammu and Kashmir attended the workshop, a statement issued here said. Chairing the valedictory session of the week-long […]

3-day research methodology workshop begins at GMC Srinagar

SRINAGAR: The Department of Community Medicine, Government Medical College, Srinagar on Monday started the 12th three-day research methodology workshop. According to a statement, the workshop is attended by faculty and resident doctors of Government Medical College, Srinagar, SKIMS, SKIMS Medical College, Deshbhagat University and Directorate of Animal Husbandry, Kashmir. The visiting resource experts include Dr […]

Prof Amitabh Mattoo meets Governor

SRINAGAR: Prof Amitabh Mattoo, former Advisor to the chief minister, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here on Monday. Prof Mattoo shared his perspectives with Governor about the initiatives required to ensure holistic development of the State and some of the steps required for advancing the interests of higher education. G overnor […]

‘Running electric buses in city won’t be feasible due to pathetic roads’

‘Running electric buses in city won’t be feasible due to pathetic roads’

SRINAGAR: The government’s plan to start electric buses in the city has evoked sharp response from commuters as well as transporters who say the move won’t be feasible given the pathetic road condition across Srinagar. The roads in Bemina, Qamarwari, Parimpora, Pantha Chowk, Sonwar, Jawhar Nagar, Mehjoor Nagar, Tengpora, Shutra Shahi, Dalgate, Nowgam and several […]

Head priest Hazratbal shrine G H Banday passes away

Head priest Hazratbal shrine G H Banday passes away

SRINAGAR: Head priest of Dargah Hazratbal shrine, Ghulam Hassan Banday passed away on Sunday after a brief illness. Banday, son of late Nizam-ud-din Banday, was one of the custodians of the holy relic of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) at Dargah Hazratbal shrine. G H Banday displayed holy relic on many important occasions at the Hazratbal shrine. […]

Advisor Ganai condoles demise

Advisor Ganai condoles demise

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor and Chairman, J&K Wakf Board, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, has condoled the demise of the head priest of Asar-e-Sharief Hazratbal, Ghulam Hassan Banday who passed away on Sunday. In his condolence message, Ganai paid rich tributes to the deceased. The Chairman Wakf Board expressed his heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved family and […]

PSAJK concerned over New Education Policy 2016, says it has major flaws

PSAJK concerned over New Education Policy 2016, says it has major flaws

Srinagar: The Private Schools’ Association of Jammu and Kashmir (PSAJK) on Sunday expressed concern over the New Education Policy (NEP) 2016 released by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD) recently in the public domain and said that it has major flaws. In a statement, the Association said: Its implementation in will damage decades […]

Accept ground reality, address Kashmir issue: Sehrai to GoI

Srinagar: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai on Sunday urged the government of India to accept the ground reality and address the Kashmir issue in accordance with the aspirations of the people of Kashmir. In a statement, he said that “GoI believes that it can resolve the Kashmir dispute by the use of force rather […]